History of the Academy

Academy of Aphasia: A twenty-five Year History Cover

Read about the Academy's beginnings and first twenty-five years in Martha Taylor Sarno's lovingly compiled history.

The Academy of Aphasia: A Twenty-Five Year History by Martha Taylor Sarno

During the 36th Convention of the American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA) in 1960 at the Statler Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles, Ronald Tikofsky, Hildred Schuell, Martha Taylor and Joseph Wepman gathered informally in Martha Taylor's hotel room for drinks… It was the group's consensus that a multidisciplinary group needed to be organized… to serve as a forum for the exchange of scientific information about aphasia.

Martha Taylor Sarno, The Academy of Aphasia: A Twenty-Five Year History

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